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Shark Tank Star Lori Greiner: I Never Think of Myself as a Female in Business

The 'Queen of QVC' says it doesn’t matter if you're a king or queen in business. It just matters that you rule.

How Gender Affects Team-Based Brainstorming Sessions

A news study suggests that making brainstorming activities competitive spurs men, but makes women less engaged.

No Pressure: A Hackathon That Doesn't Act Like One

'Unhackathon,’ which took place in New York City this past weekend, aims to be a more inclusive, welcoming place than most other student hackathon events.

Martha Stewart Slams Sheryl Sandberg: 'Too Much Time Is Spent' Leaning In

The domestic diva said Sandberg’s 'Lean In' philosophy misses the mark by encouraging women to take on corporate equality rather than setting their sights on entrepreneurship.

Leaving a Long-Term Job Takes Courage, Especially If You're a Woman

As more time is spent in a position, anticipation about what else is out there dwindles.

The Hidden Opportunity: Toys That Bridge the Gender Gap

As large corporations miss the clamoring for products that appeal to both girls and boys, forward-thinking entrepreneurs have the chance to fill the void.

Pepsi CEO Indra Nooyi: 'I Don’t Think Women Can Have It All'

'The biological clock and the career clock are in total conflict with each other. So we’re screwed,' she joked, speaking at The Aspen Ideas Festival on Monday.

Hey, Dad: Give Your Daughter's Career a Boost. Do the Dishes.

A new study suggests that a key contributor in how girls form their professional ambition is how much their father contributes around the house.

Stop Fixing Women to Act Like Men

The authors of 'Gender Intelligence,' out this month, argue companies should recognize the value of thinking differently and blend the talents of men and women -- at all levels of leadership.

Is There a Gender Gap in Confidence?

A new book by two journalists suggests women and men differ in their confidence levels.

Team 'Ban Bossy' or Not: 3 Reasons Why Hiring Women In Tech Grows Business.

As of late, there has been a lot of news about female employees at startups. Here are a few reason to get women on board.

Leading the Way out of the (Silicon) Valley of 'Gender Inequality'

Silicon Valley, among other entrepreneurial hubs, has long been thought of as a boy's club. One startup went against the grain and couldn't be happier with the results.

Tell Us: Will You Ban 'Bossy' From Your Vocabulary?

Lean In, Girl Scouts of the USA and others are partnering up to bring Sheryl Sandberg's message of empowered female leadership to playgrounds and classrooms.

Women Win in the Classroom, Struggle in the Boardroom (Infographic)

Ahead of International Women's Day, here's a look at where women have made improvements and where they are still falling a step behind.

Young Women Are Earning Almost as Much as Men for First Time Ever

Women between the ages of 25 and 34 are earning 93 percent of what men earn, according to a new survey.

Twitter Adds Its First Female Board Member

She's a former big-business CEO but isn't much of a Twitter user, so far.

GoldieBlox Video About Girls Becoming Engineers Goes Viral

Set to a cleverly rewritten version of a Beastie Boys classic, this video gives this toy-making startup a big marketing boost.

What This Female CEO Learned About Gender Bias After Pitching 200 VCs

Women tend to undersell their vision compared to men when pitching VCs, but there's more to successful pitching than a big promise. Here's one CEO's lessons.

Lack of Confidence, Fear of Failure Hold Women Back From Being Entrepreneurs

A new report measures the rates of female entrepreneurship and the sentiments of female business owners around the world.

Teaching Girls to Code

A failed congressional campaign inspired Reshma Saujani to launch Girls Who Code, a non-profit that seeks to address the gender gap in technology.

When It Comes to Networking, Don't Try to Wing It

Looking to get more out of networking? Here are four tips to help you make your efforts more productive.

When Networking, Vive la Difference?

Both men and women can benefit from better understanding gender-specific communication styles. Consider these tips to start you on your way to success in networking with the opposite sex for your business.

Meeting in the Middle: Networking With the Opposite Sex

Men and women approach networking from two different directions, but if you want to build relationships and create opportunities, you need to find common ground.

Which Way Is Best: Relationships First or Business First?

Men often go for the transaction immediately, rather than nurturing networking relationships as women do. Solve this chicken-or-egg conundrum before you embark on your networking efforts.

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